The neighborhood of The Plaza is located in the city of Long Beach, California.
The Plaza is a fairly good neighborhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a calm ambience. There are a few parks nearby for residents to explore, including Heartwell Park, which results in them being very easy to get to from most locations in this area. This neighborhood is also fairly good for those who like a quiet atmosphere, as the streets tend to be reasonably tranquil - although that is not the case around Interstate 405 or San Diego Freeway.
The predominant housing types in The Plaza are single detached homes and townhouses. A majority of the housing growth in this neighborhood took place pre-1960. This area offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Roughly 85% of the properties in the neighborhood are occupied by home owners and 15% are rented.
House buyers in The Plaza will be pleased to learn that a grocery store is always only a rather short walk away. Additionally, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a good number of opportunities, and a small selection of coffee shops is available as well. As far as education is concerned, primary as well as high schools are convenient to walk to from anywhere in The Plaza. Locals can choose between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level.
This neighborhood is a fairly convenient part of Long Beach for pedestrians; many common errands can be run without having to resort to a car. The public transit service in The Plaza is fairly poor. Nonetheless, the neighborhood is connected by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far from most houses. On the other hand, this area is a very convenient part of Long Beach for traveling by car. It is easy to find a place to park, and the majority of houses for sale are a reasonably short drive from the closest highway, such as Interstate 405.